Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has been shortlisted for 10 Euromoney Legal Media Group Americas Women in Business Law Awards, with three individual partners receiving recognition: M. Natasha Labovitz, Shannon Rose Selden and Rebecca F. Silberstein. The awards honor both the successes of individual women in the legal profession as well as law firms setting a new standard in progressive work practices.
The firm is shortlisted in the following categories:
- “Best International Firm for Work-Life Balance”
- “Most Innovative International Firm”
- “Best Gender Diversity Initiative by International Firm”
- “Country/Regional Nominees: North America – US Northeast”
- “Best International Firm for Pro Bono Work”
- “Best International Firm for Talent Management”
- “Best International Firm for Women In Business Law”
Ms. Labovitz is nominated for the “Best in Insolvency & Restructuring” award. Ms. Labovitz is Chair of the firm’s Business Restructuring & Workouts Group with extensive experience advising a range of clients, including private equity firms, fund investors and portfolio companies, in complex corporate restructurings and transactions, representing debtors and creditors in and out of bankruptcy and in cross-border insolvencies across multiple jurisdictions.
Ms. Selden, litigation partner and member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation and Private Equity Groups, is nominated for the “Best in Private Equity” award. Her broad practice particularly focuses on the investment management industry. She represents hedge fund and private equity clients as plaintiffs and defendants in complex, high-stakes litigation of all kinds, including securities, contract, corporate governance, fiduciary, financing and debt-restructuring disputes.
Ms. Silberstein, Co-Chair of the firm’s Private Equity Group, is nominated for the “Best in Investment Funds” award. She is an internationally recognized leader in the private fund industry and focuses on advising investment banks, financial institutions and boutique firms as sponsors of a broad range of private funds, including global private equity, leveraged buyout, energy and infrastructure, banking and financial services, mezzanine, credit and distressed debt funds and bespoke fund products and separate accounts.
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots. We deliver effective solutions to our clients’ most important legal challenges, applying clear commercial judgment and a distinctively collaborative approach.